March 28, 2012
Mayoral Candidate: R. Scott Silverthorne
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R. Scott Silverthorne and Gerald T. "Jerry" O’Dell run for office.
First elected in 2002, Robert F. Lederer, the five-term mayor of Fairfax City, announced in December that he will not run for another two-year term, and will retire in June. R. Scott Silverthorne, a current city councilman and Gerald T. "Jerry" O’Dell are vying for the seat. The Connection contacted O’Dell repeatedly, through email and phone, and he did not respond to questions. Here are Silverthorne’s responses: